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Merkel's flawed vision for Europe, Ukraine-Russia and beyond
How does German Chancellor Angela Merkel measure up against her predecessors?
Last updated: 13 Apr 2014 14:53 GMT
Stubbing out Mao's smoky legacy
Starting next year, smoking in public will be illegal in China, meaning an end to 'ashtray diplomacy'.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2014 10:42 GMT
The many faces of Frau Merkel
For conservatives she is too social-democratic; for social-democrats she is too neoliberal; who is Germany's Power-Frau?
Last updated: 21 Sep 2013 18:24 GMT
Redefining charisma with Angela Merkel
Described by some as "unremarkable and dour", the leader of Europe's strongest economy rose from humble origins.
Last updated: 21 Sep 2013 16:57 GMT
Merkel: Europe in one of its toughest hours
German chancellor says European Union must be strengthened, not weakened if economic crisis is to be solved.
Last updated: 14 Nov 2011 23:10 GMT
Angela Merkel's 'vision thing'
Beyond implementing day-to-day policies, leaders need to communicate their "big ideas" if they want to inspire people.
Joseph S Nye
Last updated: 12 Nov 2011 12:07 GMT
Three women share Nobel Peace Prize
A president and two activists honoured for their non-violent campaigns in Africa and in the Middle East.
Last updated: 07 Oct 2011 19:22 GMT
Divide remains as Berlin celebrates
Twenty years later, socio-economic disparities overshadow German reunification.
Donata von Hardenberg
The Berlin Wall
Last updated: 13 Nov 2009 05:14 GMT
Ex-leaders mark fall of Berlin Wall
Bush Sr, Gorbachev and Kohl reunite in Germany 20 years after the momentous event.
Last updated: 31 Oct 2009 17:47 GMT
Canada extradites German lobbyist
Key figure from party financing scandal involving Helmut Kohl arrives in Munich.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2009 16:13 GMT
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The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
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South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Spain's rightward plunge
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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